The '''Colorado College''' ('''CC''') is a private university|private Liberal arts colleges in the United States|liberal arts college
in Colorado Springs, Colorado
, United States, near the foot of the Rocky Mountains
. It was founded in 1874 by Thomas Nelson Haskell.
[Loevy, R. [http://www.coloradocollege.edu/125/11myths.htm 11 Myths About Colorado College]. Retrieved on: 2010-05-19.]
The college enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduates at its campus, south of Denver. The college offers 42 majors and 33 minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 10:1.
Famous alumni include Ken Salazar
, Lynne Cheney
, James Heckman
, and Marc Webb
. Colorado College has an acceptance rate of 17%,
was ranked as the best private college in Colorado by Forbes
and was listed as the 25th-best National Liberal Arts College in the 2016 ''U.S. News & World Report